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Action on drugs

Ian Gilchrist

Action on drugs

an information guide.

by Ian Gilchrist

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Published by TVS Community Unit in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEdwards, Heather.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13866633M

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The "War on Drugs" is a general term used to refer to the federal government's attempts to end the import, manufacture, sale, and use of illegal 's a colloquial term that does not refer in any meaningful way to a specific policy or objective, but rather to a series of anti-drug initiatives that are vaguely directed towards the common goal of ending drug : Tom Head. Gain a complete understanding of drugs affecting patient care! Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, 7th Edition describes how to evaluate a patient’s health and optimize dental treatment by factoring in the drugs they explores the basic principles of pharmacology, the ways that drugs affect the body, and the potential for adverse drug interactions.

Categorization based on various characteristics, including the chemical structure of a drug, the action of a drug, and/or the therapeutic or anatomic use of a drug Package Insert The official prescribing information for a prescription drug. Mode of Drug Action: It is important to distinguish between actions of drugs and their effects. Actions of drugs are the biochemical physiological mechanisms by which the chemical produces a response in living organisms. The effect is the observable consequence of a drug action.


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